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Recently Booked Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl Car Rentals from $ 29.28/day


(Ford Focus or Similar)

  • 4
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 29.28 /day

($ 87.83 total)


(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.29 /day

($ 60.57 total)


(Kia Soul or Similar)

  • 5
  • 5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 30.40 /day

($ 60.79 total)


(Hyundai Elantra or Similar)

  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 31.69 /day

($ 95.06 total)


(Toyota Prius or Similar)

  • 5
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 36.57 /day

($ 255.98 total)


(Kia Optima or Similar)

  • 5
  • 2/4
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 39.15 /day

($ 117.45 total)

Prices are based on bookings made during the previous 42 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class. There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 22 ratings


"Thanks for y'all outstanding service" HENRY

(Reviewed on September 16, 2015 )


"I was in a very stressful situation and budget was so great with helping me without any added stress. They were so friendly and helpful. I don't think I will rent from any other company as budget was awesome!!!!!!" TYNA

(Reviewed on September 16, 2015 )


"Had a great car and outstanding service." MERCEDES C

(Reviewed on September 14, 2015 )


"Thanks Alamo! Great deal!" ELEESHIA

(Reviewed on September 04, 2015 )


"Thanks" JOHN

(Reviewed on August 26, 2015 )


"Thanks for the service it was great" PRAVINCHANDRA

(Reviewed on July 18, 2015 )


"Outstanding service and professional, and courteous staff at Enterprise service. I have rented cars from Enterprise for over 25 years and will continue to utilize this company." AUBURN

(Reviewed on July 10, 2015 )


"Weekly rate was great daily little high still a good experience." KLAUS

(Reviewed on July 05, 2015 )


"There was a minor miscommunication when I turned the vehicle in, but management at Avis fixed the problem. Excellent customer service." JOHN

(Reviewed on November 30, 2014 )


"We were very satisfied with the rental car we were given." GARY

(Reviewed on October 28, 2014 )


"really it was a good deal and very good friendly services from Alamo Airport New Orleans staff Great experience" WALBERT

(Reviewed on August 26, 2014 )


"Staff assisted me in contacting the shuttle driver to locate a lost cell phone. This was service beyond my expectation! Thanks!" TRAVIS

(Reviewed on August 06, 2014 )


"The interest in how the person that took care of my reservation was outstanding. She did not rush me in any way. She made suggestions concerning my options without the added do this or pay later scare tactic. Yes you have ..." Read more ROBERT

(Reviewed on August 01, 2014 )


"Person checking me out directed me, erroneously, to sign FOR the loss/damage waiver, and I did not notice. When I returned the car, the total charge was more than I expected. Because I had initialed FOR the coverage, I cou..." Read more DANIEL

(Reviewed on July 13, 2014 )

Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Car rental at New Orleans Airport (MSY): What you need to know

Come on down to The Big Easy, where the food is delicious and the nightlife never stops. On your next trip to Louisiana, get ready to see more than just Bourbon Street with a cheap New Orleans airport car rental.

How do I get the cheapest rate on my rental at New Orleans Airport?

You’ll find that there are plenty of great deals available here, if you follow these simple steps when reserving your car rental:

  • - Browse and compare lots of rates and offers;
  • - Know your mileage and fuel requirements, based on your travel itinerary; 
  • - If you don’t need lots of space, choose a smaller car size;
  • - Opt for just one named driver, since you’ll be charged for additional ones.

What’s the minimum age to rent a car in New Orleans?

Only drivers aged 21 and over can hire a vehicle here. Some companies may also apply a young-driver fee if the renter is under 25.

Which rental companies will I find at New Orleans Airport?

There are plenty of companies providing car rental here, including Enterprise, Thrifty, Hertz, and Alamo. Include smaller companies in your search to cover all bases, and check reviews before you make your reservation.

Where are the rental car companies situated at New Orleans Airport?

When you land at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), make your way outside the West Terminal Baggage Claims. On the right, you will see a covered walkway. Proceed down this walkway to the Consolidated Rental Car Facility, which is only a five-minute walk from all concourses.

Do I need to get an insurance to rent a car in New Orleans?

Yes. Although you could be covered though your car or credit card insurance, you’ll need to check with your provider. Otherwise, US citizens can simply buy insurance through

What do I need to bring when picking up my rental car?

When you come to collect your keys and begin your trip, you’ll need to show the credit card that you used when you made the reservation, your driver’s license (and those of any additional drivers), and your proof of insurance.

Which fuel policy is right for me?

There a range of fuel policies available, but we often suggest the full-to-full one. It’s nice and simple – you drive off with a full tank of gas, and you just refill it when it comes to returning the vehicle.

Should I hire with unlimited mileage in New Orleans?

There are some great road trips you can take out of The Big Easy. Maybe you’ll head northwest to Baton Rouge, or northeast to the De Soto National Forest for camping and hiking. If you opt for unlimited mileage, you can visit all these places and more without worrying about how much ground you’re going to cover or the mileage bill you’ll face at the end of your trip.

Can I rent just one-way at New Orleans Airport?

If you only need a car for part of your trip, you could collect and return the vehicle at different locations. There could be a fee for this, so bear that in mind when you book your rental.

What type of car should I get for my trip to New Orleans?

Are you looking for a practical and spacious vehicle, or one that’s going to turn heads as you cruise around the city and beyond? We’ve provided some inspiration below to help you decide on a car type:

Car Type Best for Category includes
Minivan Bigger groups of travelers who require space and comfort Toyota Sienna or similar
Convertible Honeymooners taking relaxed trips in the sunshine Chevy Camaro or similar
Economy car Renters looking to keep emissions and costs down Chevrolet Spark or similar

Why leave any aspect of your New Orleans adventure up to chance? Here at, we offer vehicles to suit your every need. Pick out the MSY car rental that appeals to you—whether it’s an SUV to head to De Soto Forest or a small sedan to drive down Bourbon Street—and enjoy your trip, knowing you scored the best price around on your rental car.

While you wait for your flight, enjoy a cup of coffee with fellow departing visitors in a coffee shop, purchase a New Orleans-centric gift at the sundry shops, or just get a sandwich while you wait for your flight.